Help your workforce flex with the future.

With Workday Adaptive Planning, you can bring HR, finance, and operations together to create workforce plans that keep pace with change.

Workday Adaptive Planning’s Continuous Talent Planning dashboard gap analysis.

The world’s leading companies trust Workday.

Workday Adaptive Planning’s Continuous Talent Planning dashboard showing KPI for filled vs open positions, cost of workforce, skills gap, and more.


Workforce planning that supports all you do.

Model your workforce dynamics.

Model hiring, transfers, and retention plans with driver-based assumptions and see the cost impact instantly. Factor in global or local business drivers that can affect your staffing plans.

Align your workforce plans with your business goals.

Identify how best to attract, hire, and retain top talent. You can also see how to close skills gaps across business units and functions. Then collaborate to turn your workforce plans into actions.

Keep a pulse on your talent needs.

Monitor costs, view open positions, and analyze your workforce by any number of dimensions—then quickly course-correct as business conditions change.



Headcount and cost.

Easily link workforce plans to financial models with up-to-date headcount plans and related costs. So you can keep your hiring plans on target and on budget.


Workforce capacity planning.

Optimize your people resources to meet current business demand by allocating the right people at the right time across operating units and projects.


Talent planning.

Model skills capacity by location, ramp time, cost of workforce, and more. Then compare multiple what-if scenarios to pinpoint the best mix of talent.


Strategic workforce planning.

People are your greatest strategic asset. Match your future workforce composition to your strategic goals and business initiatives with integrated workforce planning.


See what Workday Adaptive Planning can do for your business.

Workday streamlines workforce planning so you can model, forecast, and budget your workforce all from the same unified data core. Our platform is designed to deliver actionable insights that can help you make better decisions, meet your business goals, and build smarter plans more efficiently.


shorter planning cycle times.*


improvement in productivity.*

*Based on average results from Workday Adaptive Planning users.

“As we see our business scaling around the world, I see our workforce planning environment scaling along with it.”


Workday Adaptive Planning makes planning better.

Only a true cloud solution such as Workday Adaptive Planning delivers the speed and agility to keep up with the pace of change.

  • Total scalability
  • Flexibility to pivot
  • Unmatched ease of use
  • Rapid time-to-value
  • Integrates with any HR system

Workday Adaptive Planning FAQs.

Can I get Workday Adaptive Planning without purchasing other Workday products?

Absolutely. You can get Workday Adaptive Planning whether you have another Workday application or not. Our software works with any ERP/GL or other enterprise system (e.g. HR, CRM, Capital, etc.).

Workday Adaptive Planning is open with a purpose-built integration framework, allowing customers to integrate any data source from their systems including ERP/GL, CRM, HR, PSA, and more. Over 300 unique systems can connect to Workday Adaptive Planning.

Workday Adaptive Planning is fast to deploy with rapid return on investment. Average deployment time is 4.5 months, even for some of the world’s largest companies.

Workday Adaptive Planning is designed to support even the most complex planning requirements—so it can work for any organization. 


We have customers  across all industries, geographies, and company size.

Yes. We acquired Adaptive Insights in 2018 and it’s now Workday Adaptive Planning. As part of the Workday enterprise management cloud, Workday Adaptive Planning continues to deliver  the best-in-class enterprise planning solution to our thousands of customers.

See how continuous planning works.

Try Workday Adaptive Planning.